The star-independent. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1904-1917, November 02, 1914, Page 4, Image 4
4 POLITICAL ADVBBTI3ING. I POLITICAL ADVERTISING. | POLITICAL ADVEBTISIKQ. | POLITICAX. ADVEBTIBIN'O. if • , • I J®shua W, Swartz j K ■ .->• HARRISBURG, PA. V J pmmmmmmmms&vmiwmiwmv i■■ nil i m For Representative in the |j General Assembly f FIRST DISTRICT I \ Augustus Wiidman I pledge myself that if elected, I I gl& wII support only such legislation as | m is to the best interest of the people. 1 Your Support Ktniiiy Soiieited I iamss W. Barker Party Nominee For STATE REPRESENTATIVE from tkf CITY OF HARRISBURG If Hlri'trtl Will Favor I.Ut.Vli OPTIOX. WOMAV SIF FRACiK, GOOD KO\DS PROPER PROTHTIO> OF LABOR. CIVIC RICsHTEOI SXESS. and Support NoHrilcd TRADE BALANCE SWINGS j 18 FAVOR THIS COUNTRY Exports From United states in October Substantial Cain Over Nation's Ira- 1 porta—Grain and Cotton Moving— Condition in South Much Better Wash ngtoa, D. Nov. 2.—Reports, to ."secretary of the Treasury MvAdoo ye«;erdav on the commerce of me L uite.l States show a balance of >o-J.(i22.370 ia favor of ti>is country. A statement issued front the Treasury Depart in en t last night savs: "Material improvement in the com merce of the Unite*! States and a susb etant.ai trade balance in favor of this! eoaffltry for the month of October are | indicated by telegraphic reports to See rotary iMeAdoo of imports and exports at the principal customs ports for the month just closed. Figures at Balti more. 3oiton, < ■iwcago, iraiveston, \or io!k. Ne vport News, New Orleans. Ser \ork. Philadelphia, ?-an Francisco. Se attle and Tai'ou»a show that the value nf total imports at these ports from October 5 to Oetcber 31 was 1106,- 341.281 and exports for the same period $139,963,631. or an ex.-ess of 533,622,379 in tJie value of exports j over imports. The imports and exports at these ports represent about 8T per cent, and 72 per cent. respectively of the total for the whole country. ' 4 Reports to the Secretary indicate rha« the grain is moving with increas ing freedom ami that the cotton report trade is opening measurably. For the weak ending October 28, 112.053 bales: of cotton were exported to various parts of the world. On Ociobor 29 aione 43,-. 903 bales were exported." Detailed reports from the various porta will show a large increase in the: exports of i reaik»fcaflfs over October of last year. The demand for oat?, wheat, corn, rye, tiarley, meats and horses has started a great movement in those prod ucts. The situation in the South is much v t HARRISBURG STAR-INDEPENDENT. MONDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 'A 1914. more satisfa tory now than it was a ago. The unusual orders for grains are turning the atteation of the ' Oi:««i-j-i-owers to food erops. The De partment of A gri.-ulture has sent out u'ars calling the attention of eo«tton farmers to the increased demand for oats and ami to A<* fact that tjey .an urew erops ot those grains for the marker's •vithin nine month?. The v liae of the tota.l ex-v>rts ami is'tpa •;* ;r the ports reporting to See re-1 tary MeAdoo. yesterday, from October! , '• to Oct',- -er 31, follows: , Port.* [sapor's. Exports. ' Baltimore ■ 5:..« » i 6.32:-:,397 | Boston $.745,09.1 9,813,633 1 . i ago 3,-56,700 l,J2S,r.ss • Gal v* ton 744.6:t0 17.623,590 Norfolk and New pert News 353.554 1.344.331 New Orleans 5._'7.",7_7 9,063,582 • New York 69,155,971 7T.7:'>9.f , si Philadelohia 4.<57.53-: 5,543,004 . . -an Francisco 7.432.105 7,162,74' Seattle 4.041.353 1,760.493 Tacoma 412.759 1,802,300 Totals. 106.341.261 139,963,631 KILLED IX AI T0 ACCIDENT j Leonard Marcy, of Allentown. Suffers Fatal Injury When Car Skids Ailentown. Pa., Nov. 2.—Leonard -Marcy, a prominent resident of this city. w;us fatally injured and his wife | badly hart early yesterday morning, j when the automobile in which Cbey were j riding skidded on the Lehigh mountain : road, and collided with a tree. Marcy j suffered a fractured skull and other j injuries from -which he died at 10 jo', lock yesterday morning. His wife . will recover. The automobile was : wrecked. Of arc y was the son of Charles | Marcy, a wealthy eoai operator of I Wilkes-Barre, and was a veteran of the I Spanish-American war. Two automobiles. one occupied by V :11mm H. Weder, a busaiiess n>au of Allentown. and the ether by William j Phillips, of Paimertou. and 'Miss Kstelle H-her. a school teacher of this city. I ; collided at Hath yesteniay and were wrecked. Miss PiJQer was seriously in jured and the others were badly bruised. . MAYOS. HURT, CLAPS ON LID Orders "Dry" City's 175 Places Closed When Beer Keg Hits Him Baugor, Me., Nov. 2.— Because he was struck and almost felled bv a keg of beer which was being rolled into a j groggery on one of the main streets of the city, Mayor I'tterback yesterday j called upoD the police to close up the . 175 places where liquor is being openly! sold. "A pretty story this would have j made for the newspapers, if I, Mayor j of one of the principal cities in prohi-: bit ion Maine, had been disabled in such ' a manner," he told the chief. -Shortly befo-e the last election the' police made numerous raids and closed ! things frettv tight, but not a jail sen-! tence was imposed and things were soon | wide open again. Xonr the Mayor says i the lid will be clamped on tight. " j Church Organ Dedicated Yesterday Marietta. Nov. 2.—The handsome j pipe organ erected in Zion Reformed i church was dedicated ye»ter<lay with j special ceren oD-ies. before a large eon- j gregation. The Kev. Allan S. Meek, | ;>astor of the Reformed char-h, Ephrata, j delivered t'he consecration sermon. He i was assisted by the pastor, th« Rev. K. Elmer Hensenig. The organist. Pro fessor Norman T. Pickle, with an aug mented ciroir, rendered special music. GEN. HONS I CHAFFEE. NOTED ARMY CHIEF. DEAD ?ml War Veteran, Retired as Chief of Staff. Succumbs to Pneumonia- Won Distinction at Gettysburg Against Indians and in Cuba Los Angeies. Nov. 2. —Lieuteuan; ienerai A ina R. Chaffee, retired, tor r.cr oh.of of staff of the VaiteJ States irmy, died at bis home here yesterday >f typhoid pneumonia. His body will be aken to Washington, leaving to-mor ow. for interment in Arlington Cenie ery. Alter bis retirement from tiw? array ieneral Chaffee was appointed heai ot' ihe Los Angeies Water Board, l^ate. - he accepted the presidency of an in suraiice company, but retired from ; business affairs a few months ago. Mrs. Chaffee and her daughter. Mrs. John Hastings Howard, wife of an army ofiicer, were at the beisid? when the end came. Mrs. Howard ha 1 bjea summoned hastily from her husband's post at Douglas, Ariz., a few day-: a .j om Two other children. Mrs. George French Hamilton, wife of an army captain, and Adna R. Chaffee, Jr.. a lieutenant ' in the army, are in the Philippines. Geuerai Cnaffee was conspicuous . among the few survivors of the old sighting line of the United States army. From the days of his boyhoud. when he entered the Civil war as a 19 year old private, to the time of his attain ; mem of the chieftaincy of the General Staff. he was eve- the fighting man >n action and tise gen ul gentleman in peace intervals. Much pturesque service fell to h's lot, including participation ;u the bat ties of Gettysburg, stirriug artious I against hostile Indians in the old fron | tier days, and later, important service iin Cuba, the Philippines and the ex pedition for the relief of the legations ) in Pekin, China. Imminent as an ofli er. General Chaf fee was aiso in especial degree the ideal of the rank and file of the army, the enlisted men delighting to desig nate him as "Old Action,in recegni tion of his aggressive qualities ad a j commander- Entered Army as Boy Private A lna Romanya Chaffee was bom April 14, 1542, at Orwell, 0. He was educated in the public schools of Ohio. He entered the military service of the L rated States at the breaking out of the Civil war. serving as private, ser geant and first sergeant in Company K. Sixth Cavalry. His first commission was won March 13, 1563, when he was named second lieutenant in the same company, advancing to first lieutenant February 22. 1863. He resigned from the army March 13, 1867, but was re instated in the regular establishment April 8, 1567, with the rank of cap tan. From this period on through the yean of frontier development he saw much severe service in the incessant 1 Indian warfare of that period, gaining not only promotion, but distinction for bravery and especial resourcefulness. He was repeatedly brevetted, and more than onee won honorable mention in general orders. > His service in the Civil war included all the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac up to the surrender of Lee. and he was brevetted "for gallant an*! j meritorious services" at the .battle ofj Gettysburg. distinguished in Indian Wars In the period of his Indian war serv-, ice, during which hp attained the rank I of major of the Ninth Cavalry, he took i part in the Miles campaign against the I Cheyenne Indians in the Indian terri tory. 1874-5; was in charge of the San Carlos Indian reservation, 1879-80; in the campaign against th e White Moun tain Indians in 1881, and was with ; General Crook in the famous campaign! into the Sierra Madre Mountains, 80-1 nora, Mexico, in 1883. During this I period he was honorably mentioned and | brevetted lieutenant eolonei "for sue cessfuliv leading a cavalry charge over rongh and precipitous bluffs held bvl hostile Indians in the battle of Red River, August 30, 1874." He also re ! ceived honorable mention in .general; orders for his part in an engagement with renegade White Mountain Ules, at I Big Dry Wash, Arir., July 17, 1582.' The rank of lieutenant colonel of the Vnth Cavalry was attained bv Chaffee Jane 1, 1597. Spanish War Service i l"pon the breaking out of the Span ish American war. ho was made a briga dier general of Volunteers, and was quickly promoted to major general, see-j I inp service in Cuba, and later in the Philippines. In 1900 Ucueral Chaffee commands i! .he China relief expedition necessitated; bv the Boxer rebellion. He command ed the Division of the Philippines in! 1901-2; the Department of the East i m 1902-03: was assistant to the Chief j of Staff in '903-04. and Chief of Staffl from January 9. 1904. to February 1 | l»0G. when, he retired at his own re quest. W hen ranking a* captain he mar-1 Tied, March Jl, 1873, at Junction Citv.l Kan., Miss Annie Frances Rockwell. " j ?£INEBS ENDORSE LENKER Say That He looked After the Work ers' Interests in Legislature Local Unions No. 1550. of Williams town, au.i \ O . tOts2. of Lykens. of the I nited Mine Workers of America, to ;day issued the following statement to the miners and inineworkers of iho Second Legislative district of Dauphin H * h Sle l ,ien Morgan. secre "L ske rumors are being circulated I about William W. Lenker, candidate for j the Legislature, and the mine commit- : .tee. Edwin Howe and Thomas K. D a , yis. at the last session of the Legisla- I iUre. as to unfairiit'ul to the in- or ihe m.nc workers. For fur ther p oof of the faithfulness of Wi'l lam >•. Leake., we enclose replv ot . tue president of the 6taU- Fe-Jefaiion o f i-i or. as i'ol'ows: Sir® aud Brothers—ln re t .v to your tavor of recent date, wul say 1 am sorry to hear that Mr. j Zenker s enemies have circulated fai , raiiiiys about his Legislative records, j 1 would be l'a:ae to myself and to mv ' class if L said other than that Repre j tentative Lenker was one of the tew j " bo stood by every labor measure that ( tue State Federation of iiad in j troduced and voted against all legisla tion that aimed to still more enslave II the workers. Lenker was one that we j could always depend upon to cast his i vote tho righ* way for working class interest. Fraternally vours. James H | Maurer.' ; "We, the joint committee, are well | pleased with the record and action of ; Mr. Lenker in the la?t session of the . Legislatuie, so easting your vote for William W. Lenker for reelection will be one cast for your interest.' AIMS AT BIRD: HITS DYNAMITE Hunter Injured as Explosion Bips Off Tree Branch j Madison, X. J.. Nov. 2.—<While hunt j ing woodcock with Ha' ry 'Dovle, Ed t ward Harvey, Florham'Parki shot at ! several started up 'by his dog. S>o;»ie of the shot, hit a white bag which was in the crotch of a nearby tree. There I was a terrific explosion and Harvey was [ hit on the head by a heavy oranth that ■ was torn loose. j Doyle carried him a mile to a farm j house, where a doctor found that Har tvey 's head had been badly cut. It is j Vnougnt that the "ban contained dyna m..*to which had been hidden in the tree j by some laborer who stole it from a I neighboring quarry. Dc anally Seeks Re-election I (Special to the Star-Independent.) j New Bloomfield. Pa., Nov. 2.—L. E. ; S Dounally, present member of Assembly j from Perry county, is a candidate for | j re-election on the Democratic ticket, j : In a statement given out here to-day ; ; in his behalf it is asserted that ho luus i fought legislation t"hat was hostile to the interests of his constituents and has done all in his power to advanee bills which were ■beneficial to them. He says the third-term argument cannot i reasonably be used against him, as the j four years he has served are no more I than a single term of any county office 1 under the amendments to the" State J Constitution. Oldest Twin "Is Dead Montgomery, Mo., Nov. 2. W. N. | Slavens died at liis borne at Belflower ; Saturday. He and lis brother were said I to "be the oldest twins in the country. | He was 86 years old. The 'brother, H. ; B. Slavens, lives at. Lowry, St. Clair | county, (Mo. They have spent almost 1 their entire lives in this State. POLITICAL ADVERTISING. J POLITICAL ADVERTISING. [ POLITICAL ADVERTISING " t MARTIN G.BRUMBAII6H J CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR OF PENNSYLVANIA I Stands For Clean, Capable, Con | scientious State Government Will Welcome Ycur Support On dr martin g brumbaugh. Election Day, Nov. 3, 1914 ! I In addition you MUST make a cross mark'after the name of the J I fpJMSfeiBB Judge for whom you desire to vote. ft | Vote for JUDGE KUNKEL and mark your ballot this way: C HBMKw f GEORGE KUNKrx |X j | DON'T FORGET For Representative Democratic Ticket JESSE J, LYBARGER HE STANDS FOR | §f «B| » LOCAL OPTION, WORKWOMEN'S COMPENSATION AND CHILD LABOR LAWS k He Will Defend the Holy Bible and ' -Ll ' Never Uphold the Rum Shop Vote for Him on Nov . 3rd—He Will \lote for YOU in the Legislature Jesse J, Lybarger x — = Z7* ■ Palmer and McCormick are the team that Pennsylvania must use to overthrow Penroseism. They have cleansed and strengthened their own party and have earned the confidence of right-thinking men of all parties. Mr. Palmer is now a trusted adviser and powerful friend of President "Woodrow Wilson and will continue his legislative lead ership in the dominant party at Washington. McCormick will turn the light of his executive experience upon the practical problems of the State at Harrisburg. The crusade for better things, under his hand, will be guided to success, as Wilson led it in New Jersey. Palmer, McCormick, Wilson They have fought together for clean politics, free govern ment, honest and constructive public service. Use this team for Pennsylvania. THEY WILL WIN! BMBIII —ii 11 HI 11winiwarmbw nw i COX FAVORITE IN OHIO ! Election Bettors Also Offer Odds Against Prohibition Victory Cincinnati, \ov. 2. —Election betting in Cincinnati continued Saturday, with odds in favor of Governor James M. Cox. Democrat, and tho "wets." There has been little or no betting on the United States Sena+orship. The "dry" monev is all coming ,'rom the northeastern part of the Sta>- . Asphalt Gzns in School Spokane, Wash., Nov. 2.—A novei ; record is held by the city asphalt repair j tranz. twenty of the twenty-five men' employed at this work now being on rolled in the Spokane public night school. Most of the men have enrolled in the elementary classes, studying read ing, writing aird arithmetic, although several aro in the ('lasses for mechaukal drawing. FALL KILLS SON, MOTHEB DIES Dual Deaths Half Hour Apart to Be Followed by Double Funeral Xorristown. I'a.. Nov. 2.—Joint Sul livan died in a hospital yesterday from injuries received in falling from or be ing pushed f.-iim a crowded trolley car from ConshohocUen early yesterday morning. A half hour after his death Inn aged mother died in Philadelphia. They will have a double funeral. , Lebanon Historical Society to Meet Lebanon, Nov. 2.—A meeting of thu Lebanon County Historical Hocietv will be held (Friday afternoon, Novem ber 5, at the Court House, when a pa per on "Millbacb History and bore" will be read by John H, Krall, of Schaefferstown, this county. This pa per pertaius to a section of this countv of very great historic intrest aud sub sequent history and lose of the section watered by the Millbach.